Before hosting parties and visitors over the holidays, community associations leaders and residents should brush up on any restrictions on parking, noise, and overnight guests.
Residue from cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products—known as thirdhand smoke—can cause carcinogens and heavy metals to build up on walls, ceilings, fabrics, HVAC units, and dust, posing a risk to health if inhaled or ingested.
Drones can have wide-ranging benefits in community associations. Here’s what you need to know about their capabilities, adopting rules, and due diligence when contracting with a drone operator.
Just like for-profit businesses, association boards should work diligently to develop annual budgets that estimate revenue and expenses for the upcoming fiscal year. A properly drafted budget can help prevent reduced services, deteriorating property, or special assessments.
New guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will allow more condominium units to be eligible for mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration—making homeownership more attainable for first-time buyers.